Small fire at Stanford Univeristy’s Maple Pavilion quickly extinguished

STANFORD (BCN) —¬†Firefighters quickly put out a small fire in Stanford University’s basketball arena Monday¬†afternoon, a university spokesman said.

The fire burned a small section of the roof at Maples Pavilion. Emergency lights on the roof ignited roofing material, firefighters said.

It started at about 2 p.m. and was extinguished quickly by Palo Alto and Mountain View firefighters, university spokesman Brad Hayward said.

Firefighters said there was a power outage in the area.

No one was injured and damage was minimal. Hayward said the pavilion remained closed this afternoon but he wasn’t anticipating any long-term disruptions.

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